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TFT Monitor does not power up at switch on

by duncs / January 8, 2004 2:30 AM PST


My PC worked ok until yesterday.
I pressed the 'sleep' button on my wireless kbd and the pc switched down. The TFT monitor went into 'power saving' mode, no display and just an amber LED.

Problem is, when i switch the pc back on i get no display, not even a post screen and it switches straight into power saving mode. I connected the TFT to my laptop and it works fine, great picture etc. This narrowed the prob to my base unit or peripherals in my mind.

I have a wireless Keyboard and Mouse and am running Win XP Home. Have tried pushing buttons on the keyboard and even booting pc without keyboard connected but same thing!

Any help would be 'MASSIVELY' appreciated.

Regards, Duncan

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(NT) Unplug it all from the AC lines, count to ten and back on. ???
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 8, 2004 2:44 AM PST


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Re:(NT) Unplug it all from the AC lines, count to ten and back on. ???
by duncs / January 8, 2004 3:07 AM PST

I tried this. The whole system was shut down, all cables removed, re-attached and then powered up again...same fault??

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Then a part is broken.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 8, 2004 3:22 AM PST

I have to use another machine to test the display.

I have to use another display to test the machine.

You get the idea.


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monitor wont power up
by marcus197 / July 4, 2009 8:01 PM PDT

just put a new mother broad in. when starting up everything works fine but the monitor just keeps going to stand matter wot i try it wont work

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Sounds similar
by deniceels / July 4, 2009 11:10 PM PDT
In reply to: monitor wont power up

to my friend's issue. Secure tightly all connections, that includes the graphic card, connector pins, etc. The last time it happened was a loose cable not secured tightly.

The next possible is the power scheme you've setup for the system. Have you done similar procedure before without any problem?

Check your bios for the power settings as well. Disable sleep mode to, wake-on-lan, etc. Run as normally power-up/power-down instead of putting it to sleep, and work from there.

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Re: monitor
by Kees Bakker / July 4, 2009 11:23 PM PDT
In reply to: monitor wont power up

Two questions:
1. Monitor connected to the motherboard or a separate videocard?
2. It goes to stand-by. When? Do you see the BIOS POST, Windows starting, the Windows welcome screen, the desktop?


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